Black representation in sport | Deloitte UK

Written by on June 11, 2024

The issue of underrepresentation within the industry’s boardrooms and executive suites is damning given the contribution made in many sports by Black athletes.

Wafula Strike is the only Black board member among major sports in the UK representing UK Athletics and only 3% of board members identify as Black across the 130 Sport England and UK Sport funded bodies.

In contrast, around 30% of professional players of the UK’s most popular sport, football, are Black.

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